The BA program in English is offered completely online.
Students supplement a core focus on critical studies and analysis with courses chosen from literature, linguistics, film and media and creative and nonfiction writing to complete a robust program of study.
This undergraduate program in English studies prepares students for an ever-expanding variety of careers or for continuing their studies in graduate and professional programs.
In addition to the guidelines in the Concurrent Program Options section below, students interested in pursuing concurrent or second baccalaureate degrees in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are advised to visit The College's website for more information and requirements. https://thecollege.asu.edu/concurrent-and-second-baccalaureate-degrees
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ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.
Degree programs in English prepare students for a variety of careers in diverse fields. Employers seek those with strong writing and communication skills and the ability to think critically. Some of the most common professions for English majors are in these fields:
- nonprofit organizations
- professional and technical writing
- public relations
- web content development
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Writers and Authors||-2.3%||$67,120|
|English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary||2.1%||$69,000|
|Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers||-2.3%||$67,120|
|Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||3.8%||$62,870|
|Media and Communication Workers, All Other||8.1%||$49,730|
|Public Relations Specialists||7.2%||$62,810|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
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